Commercial shoots are costed on an individual basis based upon the work required, this site the usage rights needed and costs to complete the shoot (props, and location costs, information pills models etc)
The following are examples which may help to give an indication of costs for your project:
Selection of corporate portraits of two business partners for use in PR materials for their new business at their offices in Fife. Total shoot time of one hour, no retouching required. Digital delivery of around 10 photos in full resolution. Unlimited usage for interviews with local press or the information sections of the companies own website. Total cost: £100
Advertising campaign shoot for Fife based business in Cairngorms National Park. Four very high resolution images required for national magazine and outdoor campaign, approximately four hours required on location. Three models (one male and two female) required (cost of approximately £600 including travel arrangements). Professional make-up artist, retoucher, assistant, additional equipment hire, travel costs, catering and photography fee (sub-total would be a further £1200). Total cost: £1800
Payment plans can be agreed prior to start of contract to spread the cost if needed. 40-80% is usually required upfront as a non-refundable deposit, this is dependant on the scope of the project and what costs the photographer must meet before the session(s) are able to go ahead.
Please contact us to discuss you needs or ideas further: